David Campbell

Director at Electric Power Research Institute


David Campbell joined Evergy in January 2021 as President and CEO. Under Campbell’s leadership, Evergy focuses on providing safe, affordable, and reliable service to its 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. Campbell and his team are dedicated to ensuring that Evergy provides a rewarding and professional work environment for employees and engages as a trusted partner in the communities Evergy serves.

Campbell served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vistra Corp. from June 2019 through December 2020. From 2014 through 2019, he served as chief executive officer of InfraREIT, Inc. Previously, Campbell worked at TXU Corp., and its successor, Energy Future Holdings (EFH), in various roles including chief financial officer of TXU Corp. and chief executive officer of Luminant, the largest power generator in Texas. Prior to joining TXU Corp., Campbell was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led the corporate finance and strategy practice in Texas.

Active in the community, Campbell is a member of the Kansas City Civic Council and the Kansas City Area Development Council and serves on the board of St. Mark’s School and the Leadership Council of the Yale School of the Environment. Campbell is a graduate of Yale University, Harvard Law School and Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.


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